Tag: Politico
Macedonia 19.05.21 | 11:29

I received so many awards, only the award we expected from the EU is not coming, Zaev tells “Politico”

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has warned the EU that it will receive a blow to its reputation in the Balkans and lose more place to rival powers if it does not start accession talks with Macedonia and Albania soon. Many questions were not as our citizens expected and because of that Euroscepticism is rising,...

Macedonia 10.12.20 | 12:33

“Politico” on Macedonia situation: Too much even for Merkel – even Mutti couldn’t make everything better

For much of the past decade and a half, the EU could generally count on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to come to the rescue, but this time, even Mutti couldn’t make everything better, reads an article published by ” Politico” on Thursday. Between the coronavirus pandemic, the dragged-out...

Macedonia 03.12.20 | 11:12

Politico criticizes Varhelyi for not doing more to help Zaev

Politico called out European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi for not exerting more pressure on Bulgaria to help the Zaev regime in Macedonia. According to the news site, Varhelyi reserves a low grade (C) for his overall efforts and the dispute with Bulgaria is named as his “worst moment”. Worst...

Macedonia 29.10.20 | 16:49

Zaev denies Politico report of a new deal with Bulgaria

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev pleaded ignorance of the latest Politico report, according to which he has agreed to accept the Bulgarian positions on the key Macedonian national identity positions, in order to open the EU accession talks. Zaev evoked the Prespa treaty he signed with Greece, insisting that...

Macedonia 29.10.20 | 14:17

“Politico”: Zaev will recognize there are Bulgarian foundations of the Macedonian identity and language

Politico Brussels reported this morning that during Wednesday’s meeting of EU ambassadors a compromise was allegedly reached to start the first intergovernmental conference between the EU and Macedonia and that Bulgaria agreed to that “compromise”. As a senior EU diplomat told Politico,...

Macedonia 16.10.19 | 15:21

Politico: Macron will budge on Macedonia and Albania only if he can get something in exchange

“France was the only country opposing talks with North Macedonia,” Politico cites diplomatic sources. Another diplomat accused Paris of “acting already as if we were in a post-Brexit world where they think they can call all the shots.” According to some diplomats, France will only budge when...